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Sao Marcelo (do Mar) fort, Salvador
(4.1/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
The museum Sao Marcelo (do Mar) fort is erected on a small bank reef about 275 m (300 yards) from the shore. Opposite the historic city center, the Renaissance-style building was built to protect the city and withstand currents. The central tower is only 15 m (49 ft) high, making it an easy target for enemy vessels. Still, it will provide you with a good view of the city of Salvador and surrounding nature. Besides the tower, you can also dungeon, the chapel, gunpowder warehouse, and barracks, located under the tower itself. The museum has a video room, art exhibits display area, and a cafeteria. Plan your Sao Marcelo (do Mar) fort visit and explore what else you can see and do in Salvador using our Salvador tourist route planner.
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  • A place with a lot of story to tell and a beautiful view and the city of Salvador. Incredibly beautiful and perfect!
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  • breathtaking scenery, the baia de todos os santos, so I found the place dirty, with the appearance of abandoned.
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  • Cute very colorful walked the Fort has a lot of history and energy can be seen in its entirety and get a panoramic view of the Bay
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  • Historical Place
  • Lindo lindo lindo!
  • Muito chique
  • Lindoo demais
  • Bom pr quem tem dinheiro.